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Computer Science Could Shed New Light on Dark Poem

Literary stylistic analysis gets boost from technology

Unique research that brings technology to bear on T.S. Eliot’s famous poem, The Waste Land, promises to reveal insights that human readers may not find on their own and undergraduates are part of the project.

The students are in a new course on The Digital Text, designed and taught by Department of English course instructor Adam Hammond. Created with the support of the Faculty of Arts and Science Curriculum Renewal Initiatives Fund, the course enables students to explore many aspects of digitization and literature, including computer-assisted literary stylistic analysis, a relatively new, but extremely promising area of scholarship. (more…)

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